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Re: FW: Careful. This is for information only.

On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 10:17:28AM +1000, Ian Perry wrote:
| > >     rundll32 user32.dll,ExitWindows
| >
| > Meh. Doesn't quite work, even on 95.
| > For one, it's ExitWindowsEx. And then it only shuts down if you click
| > OK. And then it only really logs out if there's more than one account.


| > There might be some other way like that that works, but it's probably
| > a lot easier to just make something crash. ;)

Yeah :-).

| What about just popping a message onto the console ?

What console?  (It's windows, not dos)

| A lot of the machines spreading it around are ppl who don't even know they
| have a web server running, and they probably don't care either, but they
| would care about a message popping up on their screen every 30 secs.
| Unfortunately I don't know enough about NT. (but then again... do I
| want to ?)

I saw it on /. :

    net send <user> <message>

will pop up a dialog window (for that user) with the given message.
Now all that is needed is a way to find out which user is logged in.


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